It's not easy being Batman. Between the opera galas to be attended, the business matters of Wayne Enterprises and all of the supervillains needing to be stopped, Dick Grayson and Damian have their hands full in Gotham while Bruce Wayne is traveling the world recruiting members for his new network of Batmans.
Aquaman's second chance at life hasn't quite worked out the way he expected. His wife has betrayed him, and his powers don't work like they should. Now, in BRIGHTEST DAY #19, writers Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi and artists Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert and Rob Hunter bring us the Aquawar.
What’s Tuesday without some covers to gaze upon? First, Green Arrow faces down a fiery Etrigan in the stunning standard cover for GREEN ARROW #9, by Rodolfo Migliari. Then, Max Lord literally has the members of the reformed Justice League International in the palm of his hand, in this homage to the classic JLA cover in JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #20, by the incomparable Kevin MaGuire.
Writer Marc Guggenheim and artist Scott Kolins are working on a big canvas with their "Supertown" storyline. Issue 47 sees events play out in Gotham City and Jacksonville, FL and features appearances by Manhunter and Blue Devil and a sinister development with the appropriately named Dr. Chaos. The JSA is already reeling from recent events. Can the team survive what happens next?
The mystery has been unfolding for months: what, exactly, is happening inside the magical forest at the center of Star City?
In GREEN ARROW #8, writer J. T. Krul, penciller Diogenes Neves and inkers Oclair Albert and Vicente Cifuentes bring Lois Lane to Star City to get the scoop.
I'd say any monster that can hold its own against both Wonder Woman and Philippus in a fight isn't one you can easily ignore - especially if it barely bats an eye when you chop off an antler with a sword.
WONDER WOMAN #606 is on sale tomorrow.
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We've shown a tiny bit of Action Comics #897's Lex Luthor / Joker match-up, but the issue's just too good not to share more of it in advance. That Paul Cornell and Pete Woods are able to capture everything we love about these two deranged villains so well in a single scene really speaks wonders about just how great they've been on this book.
Next week's ZATANNA #9 is part 2 of Paul Dini's "Pupaphobia" story arc - with art duties covered by the always-terrific Cliff Chiang.
Cliff shared a few words with The Source about his experience working with Paul Dini on the Zatanna comic: